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Alliance Community Forum on Ending Homelessness

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2451 Riverside Drive

Ottawa, ON K1H 7X7

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Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa

Annual Community Forum on Ending Homelessness

January 24th, 2019

RA Centre – 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON



Program Schedule

8:00am Registration Opens Light Refreshments, Coffee & Tea

8:30am Alliance Welcome


9:00am Keynote #1 An Outcomes Oriented Approach to Leading Change on Ending Homelessness

Amanda DiFalco Manager, Homelessness Policy and Programs, City of Hamilton


10:00am Break – Coffee & Tea


10:15am Concurrent Workshop Series #1

1. Ending Homelessness Through User Design & Community Planning

2. From Research to Practice: National Guidelines Linking Homeless Populations to Primary Health Care

3. Mobilizing Effective Partnerships to Improve Tenant Landlord Relations

4. YOUTH STREAM: Peer Design Lab: Creating, Managing & Supporting Spaces for Young Adult Experts & Peers


11:30am Lunch

12:00pm Lunch Hour Table Talks


1:00pm Concurrent Workshop Series #2

1. A Different Kind of Conversation About Affordable Housing Development

2. Building an Inclusive Peer Support Program to Fit Your Organization

3. By the Numbers: Understanding Homelessness in Ottawa Through Data

4. YOUTH STREAM: Prevention Initiatives in Youth Homelessness: Making the Shift, Upstream & LGBTQ2S+ Housing


2:15pm Break – Snack, Coffee & Tea


2:30pm Keynote #2. Advocacy as Storytelling Through Documentary Filmmaking: Ottawa’s Odyssey

Elena Abel – Community Developer & Pam Taylor – Project Participant Housing & Homelessness Community Project’ (Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition); Danielle Rolfe & Ed Kucerak – Directors & Writers & Bob Jamison – Peer Support Worker, Somerset West Community Health Centre Falling Through the Cracks’ (Ottawa Inner City Health)


3:30pm MEMBERS MEETING: Creating a City Where Everyone Has a Place to Call Home: Mid-Point Refresh of the 10-Year Housing and Homelessness Plan

This session will provide an update on the refresh process and an opportunity for attendees to provide feedback on Ottawa’s current 10-Year Plan.

YOUTH STREAM: Building Bridges Report Launch: Perspectives on Youth Homelessness From First Nations, Inuit, Metis, Newcomer & LGBTQ2S+ Youth in Ottawa


5:00pm Closing Remarks


Check back at the Alliance Forum website for program updates!


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